October Heatwave Haiku


Rusted leaves recoil
Landing on scorching pavement
October heatwave

(The high temperature today was 98F/36C.)


About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker was born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough, North Carolina where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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9 Responses to October Heatwave Haiku

  1. Lisa Tomey says:

    Perfectly illustrated!

  2. Cassa Bassa says:

    Wow! It’s 30°C spring here.

  3. Beautiful, words and image

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